Electronics · Tools · Games · & More. Hamilton GCT Military Pocket Watch. 24 Hour Dial Model: 4992b / AN-5740-1 22 Jewel Size 16s.The Hamilton AN5740 was a master navigational (GCT) watch. GCT stands for Greenwich Civil Time, a term adopted by US astronomers after the measurement of Greenwich Mean Time was switched from a noon start to a midnight start. AN5740 refers to the specification that the watch had to meet in order to be accepted for service by the US authorities. The AN part of the spec means that the spec covered both US Army and US Navy requirements. This rare historical time piece is in overall good condition, but is not currently running.
There is a minor crack in the plastic crystal at the 19-hour mark, some minor scuffing, dings, and other blemishes around the edges, a little finish wear on the stem and loop, and the back has a wear spot all the way through the nickel finish in about the center and some prolific scratching. (Please see photos for exacting condition details). This watch is likewise NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING. It seems to be have been wound too much and the stem will adjust the hands, but not wind.
It will need to be serviced before it can be operational again. This Military GCT watch features the Hamilton model 5 22 jewel movement, is a size 16s, and had the standard Nickel finish. According to a Hamilton dating website, the movement was produced on or about 1944 and designated for military use. Overall this is a fine collector's piece. Bulky, larger, or heavier items may take more time.Item(s) listed are known to be defective. Item(s) listed are considered to be non-functional and are being offered for parts. Any described symptoms or defects are the sellers' assumptions and may not be accurate. Other problems or defects may be present. No claims of suitability of any item or component for any purpose are made.
Item(s) may be missing integral components or accessories. The item "Hamilton 4992B GCT WWII Military 24Hour Pocket Watch 22 Jewels 1944" is in sale since Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique".The seller is "levs13" and is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.